So many new things in the Shop to tell you about – things you guys have been asking for, and I’m so happy to bring them to you!
You guys! This month marks the 5-year anniversary of #ICHOOSEBEAUTY! November 21 is the actual day, but I thought it would be fun to celebrate all month long with you, my amazing community!
BE HAPPY WITH NOW was a really tough one for me to wrap my head around. How can you possibly be happy with what you have now, when you want so much more? Does it mean you have to settle? I finally learned that the two can indeed co-exist..
I want to start sharing with you the meaning behind my I CHOOSE BEAUTY designs and mantras, and how they ended up on the products in my Shop. I created everything using the healing power of words, something I turned to when I was going through my severe depression.
From: Waverly, OH.
Beyond the Beauty: Let’s talk about how important it is to expand what you find meaningful in your life.
If you scroll through the #ichoosebeauty feed (recent posts), you’ll see pictures of beauty that many of you in this sweet Instagram community have posted. Pictures that make you AND other people feel good (myself included). I can’t tell you how much I LOVE seeing your pictures! They always brighten my day. 🌞
As important as feelings are, sometimes you need to make sure you’re not getting worked up for no real reason. When I get super emotional and start spiraling out of control with all kinds of unhealthy thoughts and feelings, I have to stop and ask myself if I need a little fact check. For example, … Read moreFeelings are important, but they are not facts…
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From: Orlando, Florida
Mental Health Monday: Is it easier for you to forgive others than it is to forgive yourself?
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Mental Health Monday: I’ll admit, this is something I’m constantly working on! I’ve always been good at encouraging others, but doing the same for myself takes a lot of practice.
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Focus on the good… especially through the bad times.
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Things will get better. Hold on.
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Wanting more, versus being grateful for what you’ve got: it’s a modern-day conundrum.
From: Wichita, Kansas